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We start out with Congressman Jim McGovern on SNAP, foodstamps, why they're in jeopardy and what you can do about it.  Then we move to Congresswoman Barbara Lee who shares the very latest on the current budget negotiations.  Next up, dream hampton shares the tragic story of 19-year old Renisha McBride, who was shot in the face while seeking help recently.  We close the show talking about the hope that people are feeling with the introduction of the FAMILY Act in Congress.  Are we really, truly finally going to catch our public policies up with modern labor force realities?  Listen and find out.

*The following guests join Kristin this week on 1480 AM WeAct Radio, which also can be heard via additional broadcast stations, as well as on iTunes –

  • Jim McGovern, U.S. Representative (@RepMcGovern)
  • Barbara Lee, U.S. Representative (@RepBarbaraLee)
  • dream hampton , writer, activist an award-winning filmmaker, and change maker (@dreamhampton)
  • Ruth Martin, Senior Campaign Director, MomsRising, New York City Coalition Against Hunger (@lawncherub)
  • @RisersCoffeeCup, The coffee cup at the right hand of @MomsRising, Tweeting the inside scoop and commenting on the shows. Moms caffeinated for justice! #Risers (@RisersCoffeeCup)

*You can also listen to this show, and all future shows, via podcast on iTunes at:




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